Listening for the Alien Heartbeat

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Six Armenian Children

Under Here, the Bones of the Innocent

this genocide did not succeed. 27 Mar 2013

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Still So Loved - Waiting Man

Still So Loved

many headstones have just a picture of the husband, and a space beside him waiting for his wife. 10 Mar 2013

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Watched By Saints

A Very Good People

entering an Armenian church you are accompanied by Saints. as you leave they walk with you. 03 Mar 2013

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Armenia: Disused Carriage

Our Factories Deserted Us II

where would we live if, as happened in Armenia, we suddenly became de-industrialized? 26 Feb 2013

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Our Factories Deserted Us

abandoned by their factories, abandoned by their government, Armenians work their land. 18 Feb 2013

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Sanahin_church - dual_headstone - closeup

I Finally Understand

a people who kept their souls despite the destructions of centuries, the desolations of today. 10 Feb 2013

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Haghpat Church - Entrance Stones - Graves of Saints

The Light of the Gods

this is the place where you stand under heaven in the hall of the ancient God. 02 Feb 2013

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Sanahin Monastery - Dust of Learning

Man With Axe & Carcass

most guidebook writers should be vaporized as soon as vaporizers becomes available. 28 Jan 2013

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Ancient Monastery in Rubbish Dump

Born 1840, Died 1840

typical Armenian farming community, hay piled high, men moving firewood by donkey. 18 Jan 2013

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Kobayr- Road Runs Along Railway

Battle Plan for 3-Legged Dog

on the road back from Kobyr I am threatened by a 3-legged dog. I prepare a battle-plan. 11 Jan 2012

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Dsegh Village Lane: Women working

Worth Her Bride Price

unlike nearby Turkey there is no Bride Price here, but for a women like this there ought to be. 04 Jan 2013

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Walking to Dsegh: Climbing the Badlands

A Chainsaw for the Jackals

They don't like my route. “and jackals,” they said, “in packs, 6 or 7, now very hungry.” wtf, Jackals? 29 Dec 2012

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Debed Canyon, road beside river - click to enlarge

I Curse All Maps

after several near death experiences, I conclude that some maps are just made up. 23 Dec 2012

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Woman Walking Her Sheep - Vanadzor, Armenia

Making a Man of Me

home-made vodka, chunks of lamb, this place may make a man of me yet. The Kazakh's view. 16 Dec 2012

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Armenia-snow-covered mountains, cold plain

Missing Life Skills

running down animals and eating them is a life-skill my parents failed to teach me. A skill I need now. 09 Dec 12

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Eating hand-made cheese with Armenian old lady at Goshavank

The Godless Son

if only my parents, who lamented that I was godless, could see me now. 17 Nov 2012

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Walk to Haghartsin - red mist and carpet

Bad Dogs Get Eaten

the dogs sensed I had spent long periods in countries where bad dogs get eaten. 16 Nov 2012

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The Indigestible Man

there had been wolf attacks in the region, though no one, to his knowledge, had been eaten. 15 Nov 2012

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Lake Sevan - Falling Clouds - Approaching Storm

Last Chance Saloon

wolves, serious wolves. they made big munching motions around my head. men with sense of humor. 14 Nov 2012

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Motherless Men

one of them, in a heavy accent: “you pay me now, cash” This is always a bad sign. 13 Nov 2012

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Offered A Woman

“You walk so far, you are very strong. Definitely you can handle this woman” 12 Nov 2012

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A Thousand Years of Prayer

these stones carry the message that everything returns to the earth from which it came. 11 Nov 2012

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Armenia - Man with donkey

Narrow Road to the Deep North

I decided, like Matsuo Basho in “Narrow Road to the Deep North” in 1689, to walk. 10 Nov 2012

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